Shop. Dine. Indulge. Set sail. Drop anchor. Bask in the sun on your private caye. Explore the surroundings on foot, on horseback, or on the deck of a luxury yacht. Treat yourself to a massage, a gourmet meal, a rare piece of folk art crafted by a local artisan. You can travel the globe over, but no where else in the world will you find a community that offers the array of modern amenities, features and opportunies in such an exquisitely untouched natural setting. Here at Sanctuary Belize, there's always something incredible to do. Even when your idea of the perfect day is doing nothing at all.
The focal point of Sanctuary Belize, Marina Village offers an inviting gathering place for friends, neighbors, residents and locals. Charming storefronts lining the Marina beckon shoppers and browsers with their eclectic wares and collectibles hand-crafted by local artisans. A full-service gourmet grocery and general store provide all the provisions and conveniences you'll need to keep your Sanctuary Belize home and kitchen fully stocked. Equip yourself for diving and fishing exxcursions at the neighborhood dive center and tackle outpost. Whether shopping, mingling, or simply meandering, Marina Village welcomes you to a close-knit community unlike any other.
With its serenly beautiful waters, Sapodilla Lagoon is considered one of the world's most beautiful anchorages. Sanctuary Belize residents will enjoy access to our private Marina & Yacht Club, including its eight-foot-deep entry channel and pool, as well as naturally landscaped berths for 200 vessels. Sailors will find full-service amenities, including freshwater, fuel, ship chandlers, repair shop and laundry, as well as a world-class yacht club with a restaurant, bar, locker-room and showers.
An oasis for sport fishing enthusiasts, the lagoon supports a population of snook, tarpon, jacks, cubera snapper, barracuda, and sheepshead. Wildlife enthusiasts will also enjoy observing the endangered West-Indian Manatee, who find refuge and protection in the lagoon. Yacht Club members and guests have easy access to the array of surrounding attractions, as well as organized tours of Belize's lush interior.
A rarified convergence of ecosystems, Sanctuary Belize offers an unrivaled selection of incredible settings for luxurious retreats. And we've explored them all - with five eco-friendly boutique hotels proposed for Sanctuary Belize residents and guests. Connect with loved ones, with your inner peace, and with nature in one of five unique resort environments, set against the backdrop of Sanctuary Belize's spectacular diversity.
What better way to unwind from a day at your own private beach, than a stay at your exclusive resort. With plans to feature 35 luxury rooms, the Sanctuary Belize Beach Resort & Spa offers a wealth of modern amenities in a boutique-style setting. Built in the tree line of the littoral forest and on stilts that extend the resort over a sheltered lagoon behind the beach, the resort's design will complement and embrace its natural environment.
Guests and owners will enjoy an array of first-class luxuries, including spa, conference room, and exclusive beach access. From private beach to private island: Sanctuary Belize residents and guests will also enjoy overnight cabana stays on their very own Caribbean caye.
Travel now to Sanctuary Belize's savannah, and imagine a collection of luxury tents overlooking the vast grassy plains leading into the rainforest. Exquisitely appointed with all the comforts of a four-star hotel, the tents feature a number of green features designed to preserve their pristine environment. Enjoy the expansive views, and up-close glimpses of Belize's wildlife, from the open-canvas window of your private tented retreat.
Perched along the banks of the scenic Sittee River, within walking distance of the Equestrian Center, the proposed Sanctuary Belize river lodge offers a luxurious retreat for fishermen, horse enthusiasts, and those who enjoy the views of tranquil waters and aquatic wildlife. For a more secluded resort experience, Sanctuary Belize offers a handful of first-class accommodations in our jungle lodge, hidden in the lush heart of the rainforests and wildlife preserve.
Situated on the banks of the Sittee River in Sanctuary Belize, the Equestrian Center offers miles of bridle paths that wind throughout the Sittee River Wildlife Reserve for adventurous riders to explore. Ride across a savannah to the rainforest. Pause at one of Sanctuary Belize's scenic lagoons to rest your horse and enjoy a refreshing dip followed by a picnic. Riding high in the saddle provides the perfect vantage points to spot birds, deer, peccary, foxes, tapirs and the wild cats of Belize.
Surrounding the Equestrian Center, Sanctuary Belize River Estates offers 15 lots ranging in size from one acre to four acres. Lot owners enjoy a shared interest in the Sittee Wildlife Reserve, excellent stabling and pasturage for horses, a protected oxbow pond providing a protected anchorage for boats, and land reserved for a future polo field. Imagine waking each morning to the sight of red-lored parrots, pairs of yellow-headed parrots, keel-billed toucans and a host of other exotic birds flocking to their feeding grounds, as you pack your picnic and prepare for the day's ride to the lagoon. This is the life, at Sanctuary Belize.
After a day of diving, fishing, beach combing, or exploring, you'll be hungry. But for what? Take your pick - literally. Sanctuary Belize offers a delectable selection of culinary delights, including its own organic garden lovingly tended by local eco-farmers. Hand-select your Oe juice bar, or the perfect run and Coca-Cola® at the outdoor Tiki Bar - sure to be a favorite with locals. Whatever your appetite, you'll find Sanctuary Belize has a collection of flavors to satisfy.
You don't have to be celebrity to have your own tropical island. As a Sanctuary Belize owner, you enjoy full access to Sanctuary Island, a private 5-acre caye just a short boat ride away from the Sanctuary Belize Marina & Yacht Club located along the barrier reef's Gladden Spit - home to the world's best diving and fishing, and the passage for annually migrating whale sharks. Populated by beautiful coconut tree groves - and not much else - Sanctuary Island is a walkable paradise for beach combing, snorkeling, fishing, swimming with the gentle whale sharks, or simply relaxing. Getting away isn't exactly roughing it, though. Sanctuary Belize owners are invited to stay over night in the caye's cabanas, drop by the bar to quench their thirst, grab a bite to eat, exchange tall fishing tales, and freshen up in the shower and restroom facilities. Consider it your paradise away from paradise.
With its emerald rainforests, clear blue skies, and even bluer waters, Belize is a recreational pilot's dream destination. Make it your dream home as well. Sanctuary Belize's wealth of exceptional amenities includes a proposed private airstip located on the property. Surrounding the airstip, large home sites offer ample space for private airplane hangers. Just a short trip away is Belize's famed barrier reef, with dozens of islands for hopping. Flying to and from the U.S. is even more convenient with a private airstrip just beyond the front door.